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Race

It’s always been hard for me to tell the difference between denial and what used to be known as hope.    – Michael Chabon, The Wonder Boys     I’ve written several shitty first drafts on the subject of race and … Continue reading

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Worst? Really?

I do not mean to make light of the latest insanity on US soil.  I speak, of course, of the Orlando nightclub massacre. But the meme is spreading.  First the Associated Press called it the worst in US history and … Continue reading

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Fighting Demons Part 1

A lot of words have been spilled about events in Ferguson MO. Ferguson is about more than Michael Brown and Darren Wilson, although both of those people are important. This case, at it’s root, is about what is usually called … Continue reading

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